Regulators encourage structural alignment between the two rules, but hurdles remain
With the 2022 Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) deadline looming, banks are fast coming to grips with the amount of work still to be done to achieve a successful implementation
US unit of TD Group endures four breaches in three months to end-September
French bank also reported a VAR breach in Q3
Measuring expected shortfall under semi-parametric expected shortfall approaches: a case study of selected Southern European/Mediterranean countries
In this paper, the authors investigate the applicability of semi-parametric approaches for estimating expected shortfall.
In this paper, the authors introduce a new ES backtesting framework based on the duality between coherent risk measures and scale-invariant performance measures.
Banking regulators remain focused on expanding and developing the range of stress-testing regimes across the globe to maintain stability, monitor emerging risks and avoid another financial crisis. Here, a forum of industry leaders discusses the evolution…
Ignoring reporting model deadline could muddy capital approval cut-off
Banks warn of overly complex revaluation process and heightened risk of backtest fails
A rigorous backtest for ES cannot exist, but a good approximation might do the job
Banque Pictet quant explains a new backtesting method for expected shortfall
Acerbi and Szekely present a backtest for expected shortfall
The efficiency of the Anderson–Darling test with a limited sample size: an application to backtesting counterparty credit risk internal models
This paper presents a theoretical and empirical evaluation of the Anderson–Darling test when the sample size is limited.
Average of largest trading losses-to-VAR at State Street above 90% over past 12 months
Backtesting exceptions cause TD Group's and State Street's market risk capital charge multipliers to climb
A panel of experts explores how greater collaboration between risk and finance teams can garner significant benefits and add value, how technological innovation is making the regulatory landscape more complicated to navigate and produce transformative…
Changing regulations and new accounting standards are creating enormous challenges for financial organisations. Thorsten Hein, principal product marketing manager, risk research and quantitative solutions at SAS, explores why, to successfully meet these…
Guillaume Arnaud, global head of quantitative investment strategies (QIS), and Sandrine Ungari, head of cross-asset quantitative research at Societe Generale, explore the benefits of QIS for investors, why flexibility is crucial for investors to meet…
In this paper, the authors propose a new methodology for modeling credit transition probability matrixes (TPMs) using macroeconomic factors.
Validation of the backtesting process under the targeted review of internal models: practical recommendations for probability of default models
This paper provides practical recommendations for the validation of the backtesting process under the targeted review of internal models (TRIM).
This paper incorporates volatility forecasting via the exponentially weighted moving average model into traditional tolerance limits for pair-trading strategies, and illustrates how the proposed method helps uncover arbitrage opportunities via the daily…
Goldman reported 45 days in the calendar quarter where it suffered a trading loss